Course

Mobile Medical Applications


A growing number of health-related software applications are being developed for use on mobile platforms, including smartphones and tablet computers. These applications are creating new and innovative ways for technology to improve health and health care. Consumers are using mobile medical applications to manage their own health and wellness and health care professionals are using applications to improve and facilitate patient care.

Developers of mobile medical apps and other medical devices professionals may be unsure about how or if FDA regulations apply to their products.

This course begins with an examination of the mobile platforms and existing mobile medical applications and the applicability of mobile medical applications as medical devices. The course then covers current FDA requirements for mobile medical applications and regulatory approaches to ensure the development of compliant, safe, effective and profitable mobile medical apps.

This course will benefit professionals from the medical device sector who are responsible for project planning, marketing, design and development, technology transfer, operations, manufacturing, quality assurance, regulatory affairs and customer service and support for mobile medical apps.

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